Make Your Own Lavender Herbal Mist

healing herbsThis herbal concoction is ideal for skin care, with Lavender’s gentle rubefacient properties (brings blood to the surface, helpful in healing and in the regeneration of healthy cells) and mild antimicrobial action (which can inhibit bacteria and pimples). Simply spray it on your face after cleansing.

Lavender is also a known tonic for the nervous system, so close your eyes and use this relaxing mist the next time you have a stress headache!

What You’ll Need:

  • 4 oz or 100 ml spring water
  • 2 tbsp of dried lavender flowers (or 4 tbsp fresh)
  • pestle & mortar
  • heat source
  • glass bowl, with a lid (or cover)
  • strainer (or coffee filter or muslin cloth)
  • spray pump bottle

Here’s the Recipe:

  • Grind lavender with pestle and mortar and put in glass bowl.
  • Gently add 100 ml boiling water.
  • Cover and let steep for one hour or longer.
  • Strain out herb and pour liquid into a spray pump bottle.
  • Label and keep in fridge up to 2 weeks.

Note: Please ensure there are no contraindications to your health; it is recommended that herbs are only used for a maximum of 8 weeks at a time, followed by 2 weeks off. Articles are not intended as medical advice or cure. | Copyright © 2013 InnerVitality, All rights reserved | Visit our website at www.InnerVitality.com and we invite you to follow us on Twitter!

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Healing Tips for Tension Headaches

Healing Tips for Tension Headaches ~ InnerVitalityIncrease energy flow by placing your right palm (to send energy) where your neck joins your head, and your left palm (to receive energy) on your forehead or crown of the head. A few minutes can work wonders.

An excellent acupressure point for all over pain relief is easily accessible on your hand: Press your thumb and forefinger together. Where your hand crease ends, apply pressure with your other thumb and forefinger. Do this for a few minutes each side.

To determine the mind-body influences in your susceptibility, we love the book Your Body Speaks Your Mind by Deb Shapiro. Empowering!

Consider a CranioSacral Therapy treatment ~ beneficial for headaches and spinal tension.

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